Fedora 27 : libgit2 (2018-7d993184f6)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118103

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to 0.26.7 (CVE-2018-17456)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libgit2 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-7d993184f6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118103

File Name: fedora_2018-7d993184f6.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/15

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libgit2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/06

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Malicious Git HTTP Server For CVE-2018-17456)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456